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Olesen Leads Perth International 3rd Round Lead
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Thorbjorn Olesen’s bunker shots and putting helped him grind out a 5-under 67 Saturday to lead the Perth International golf tournament by three strokes after the third round.

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Henley takes 1-shot lead in McGladrey
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ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. – Russell Henley has a reminder on his phone that goes off every day at noon to tell him he’s the best putter in the world. He didn’t need one Friday in the McGladrey Classic. Playing for the first time since Sept. 14 at the Tour Championship, Henley one-putted 10 greens […]

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Whaley weighs in, supports PGA '100 percent'
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Prominent PGA of America member Suzy Whaley stepped up as a strong voice for women in the game Friday telling Golf Channel viewers how troubled she was by the controversy Ted Bishop created making sexist remarks as president of the association. Bishop was removed from his position as PGA president by a vote of the […]

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Derek Sprague: Meet the new PGA president
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The man who replaces Ted Bishop at the helm of the PGA of America is the general manager and director of golf at Malone (N.Y.) Golf Club. Derek Sprague has taken the usual route to the PGA presidency, having served as PGA Secretary, then PGA Vice President before being appointed as Interim President on Oct. […]

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Poulter launching his own trick-shot contest
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Ian Poulter is infringing on our territory. Of course, we have our #TrickShotThursday series, but now the European Ryder Cup stalwart has decided to launch his own campaign. Promoting the contest and his new book, “No Limits,” in a blog post on his publisher’s website, Poulter writes: Tweet me @IanJamesPoulter with the hashtag #PoultersTricks with a link to your […]

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Watch: Man sinks longest 3-foot putt in golf
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You know that line old Rodney Dangerfield line from “Caddyshack,” “You wanna make $14 the hard way?” Well – not that we condone that sort of thing – this happens to be more along the lines of, “You wanna make a 3-foot putt the hard way?” Via the PGA, we bring you this putt from the […]

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Insight on Show 3 by Big Break’s Kelly Jacques
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Former Big Break Ireland competitor and LPGA/Symetra Tour professional Kelly Jacques is back to lend her insight on Big Break Myrtle Beach.  Each week, Kelly will give you her thoughts on that week’s show, including what the pressure is like, since she has been there before. She also will provide you with some behind-the-scenes info […]

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Compton among quartet of early McGladrey leaders
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Scores remain bunched early at the McGladrey Classic, but Erik Compton is one of two Georgia Bulldogs who have snagged a share of the lead. Here’s how things stand after one round at Sea Island, where four players are tied at the top: Leaderboard: Erik Compton (-5), Brian Harman (-5), Michael Thompson (-5), Will MacKenzie […]

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Timeline: Poulter vs. Bishop
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2008 Ryder Cup – Paul Azinger’s U.S. team wins, 16 1/2 to 11 1/2, over Nick Faldo’s Europeans at Valhalla – only U.S. win since 1999. Sergio Garcia goes 0-2-2, including 5-and-4 singles loss to Anthony Kim. Its his worst record in six Ryder Cups. Sept. 26, 2014 – During opening-day Ryder Cup telecast on Golf Channel, analyst […]

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Bishop's trolling is par for his course
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You might have rolled your eyes when outgoing PGA of America president Ted Bishop sang the praises of something called “footgolf” as part of his unending grow-the-game initiative. You probably shook your head when Bishop acted in defiance of the USGA and R&A after anchored putting was deemed illegal starting next year. You were right […]

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Tip of the Week: Think 'back turn' for more power
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Everyone who plays the game of golf is familiar with the term backswing. If you want to start driving the ball better, however, there might be a more effective way to think about that aspect of the swing. Michael Breed, host of The Golf Fix, would prefer that you think instead of making a back […]

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